University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameGa'u
Object Number: 51-41-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: East Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1951
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Bronze
Technique:Embossed
Iconography:Lotus
Flowers
Credit Line:Gift of Schuyler V. R. Cammann, 1951

Description

Triangular with rings on either side. Flowing tree design with 'om'in center 3 triangles superimposed. Bronze and copper. Sacred syllable Om on a lotus surrounded by tendrils. No contents.


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